Mitsugu Uchida

Mitsugu Uchida

He was born on 12 November 1901. He was a logger employed by Hatzic Shake and Shingle Mill Company, Hatzic, BC. His family includes Iso Uchida (mother; nee Iso Hisono), Masakichi Uchida (father), Ayako Uchida (wife; nee Ayako Okada), Irene Uchida (daughter), Lillian Uchida [also listed as Emiko Uchida] (daughter), and Kazuo Uchida [also listed as Elbert Uchida] (son). His home address is listed as care of Mrs. K. Umezo, Silverdale Road, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameMitsugu Uchida
Custodian Identification Number2265
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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